The Kirkwood Call

Nicotine

Nicotine

Emma Lingo, web managing editor

October 22, 2018

Claire* picked up a Juul for the first time at the beginning of her sophomore year. She took one hit in the school bathroom for fun, and moved on. As the month went on, Claire ended up in more social situations where she had easy access to a Juul. Eventually, she found herself desperately craving the bu...

Juuls, drugs and alcohol oh my

Juuls, drugs and alcohol oh my

Jonathan Munroe, news writer

September 7, 2018

On September 5, anxious and frightened parents filed into Nipher Middle School for the Addiction is Real (AIR) program. They were asked to pick up a clipboard and proceed to a staged bedroom where over 70 items were hidden such as Juul’s, fake shaving cream cans and even flasks disguised as tampon...

The Juul in the eye of Kirkwood

The Juul in the eye of Kirkwood

Richard Pfeifer, features writer

November 7, 2017

She tells the buyer to meet her in the KHS commons. She waits until she sees them, then quickly unzips her backpack and takes out the product: a vape pen and five pods to refill the pen. The student approaches her with $55 and with an exchange Suzy* sells her first nicotine product to a minor. Suzy m...

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